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Abstract

An assessment of the kraft pulping properties of residual mature eucalypt roundwood from East Gippsland.

Abstract

A paper presented at the 44th Appita Annual General Conference, Rotorua, 1990. Eighteen Eucalyptus species accounted for some 98% of the total mature residual roundwood volume in the forest area sampled in East Gippsland, Victoria: E. sieberi, E. obliqua, E. globoidea, E. cypellocarpa, E. fastigata, E. radiata, E. muellerana, E. considenana [E. consideniana], E. macrorhyncha, E. globulus, E. baxteri, E. nitens, E. dives, E. botryoides, E. delegatensis, E. rubida, E. viminalis, and E. regnans (in order of decreasing percentage volume). Woodchip mixtures representing the total resource, the coastal, foothill and mountain forest regions and ten of the component species (the 9 most abundant plus E. botryoides) were pulped using the kraft process. The pulp qualities, yields and chemical demands are discussed.